dbm interoperability between Perl and Python?

Kragen Sitaker kragen at pobox.com
Tue Jan 29 16:44:00 EST 2002

Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:
> Anydbm.open() has the same behavior.  On 2.0.1, you do anydbm.open 
> ("file.db"), but on 2.1.1, it's anydbm.open ("file").  The documentation 
> for either version doesn't really say one way or the other.  The 2.1 way is 
> arguably the "correct" way, though.

If you don't know what type of dbm file it is, you can't really know
what the base name of the file is, can you?

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